The public is invited to attend the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor Allince meeting in the East Annex, 2324 Vermont Street, Thursday, July 28th, 6:30-7:30pm. For more information click here I&M Canal Meeting.
Archive for June, 2012
The Blue Island Public Library will host two Fourth of July events. Bring the family and join in for a great time. For more info on these events, please contact Dan Carroll at 708-388-1078, ext 30.
July 2, 2012, 7:00pm
Folk artist, Bucky Halker will perform This Land is Your Land: Woody Guthrie and the Great American Folksong! On July 2nd, bring a lawn chair, a snack, and a sing’n voice to the Blue Island Public Library parking lot, 2433 York Street (if it rains, the concert will move into Christ Memorial Church, 2440 York St). This event is brought to you by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council.
FREEDOM EXPRESS VISITS BLUE ISLAND
July 3, 2012, 10:30am-2:30pm
The Chicago Tribune and Robert R. McCormick Foundation brings the Freedom Express to the BIPL. The Freedom Express is a traveling museum exploring First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. This is an interactive exhibit with artifacts that explore the historical context and contemporary relevance of our constitutional freedoms. Special guest, Dr. Ben Franklin will be hosting the event from 11:30am to 1:30pm. This event is free, bring the whole family! Blue Island Public Library parking lot, 2433 York Street.
The fourth annual Interfaith Day of Prayer to Heal and Renew the Environment will be held on Sunday, June 24 at 4 pm.
People of every religious faith are invited to meet at the Cal Sag Waterfall in Blue Island for an inter-religious and highly participatory ritual of spiritual cleansing and renewal for the water, land and air of our planet.
(On the Cal Sag Channel. The parking lot is located on Chatham, south of Vermont and North of the Bridge…Watch for signs)
For directions or more information, please call 708-528-9862 or 773-370-9862 or email Rev. Rodney Reinhart fo St. Joseph and St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church at firstname.lastname@example.org
CHICAGO ENERGY BUS TOUR
A Unique choach bus tour of Chicago’s energy-producing facilities – the newest and most innovative, as well as the grimiest and most antiquated. Visit the obsolete coal-fired power plants plus new wind, solar and geothermal options. This tour also features a ride through the futuristic massive BP refinery in Whiting, IN
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Chicago Cultural Center (Randolph & Michigan)
10:00am- returns about 2:30pm
$40 ticket includes light lunch
Blue Heart: Call For Participation | Ongoing
This is an open call to make your own ‘Blue Heart’ artwork for an ongoing, community exhibit organized by 12840 Gallery. Guidelines and submission information can be found at www.12840Gallery.com.
Blue Heart Workshop | June 23, 2012, 11:00am-3:00pm
Create, collaborate, discuss, plan or experiment with materials for your Blue Heart artwork in this self guided workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring their own art materials. All are welcome, anyone can submit a Blue Heart.
Blue Heart: Summer 2012 Exhibit Reception | July 18, 2012, 5:00pm
Invite your friends and family to celebrate the first Blue Heart exhibit at the Blue Island Public Library, 2433 York St. Following the Hal Foster exhibit tour at 5:30pm, BIPL will host a reception with light refreshments to celebrate the art at the library this summer. The Blue Heart exhibit will be on display beginning July 9th.